Subsidy estimate for FY23 kept lower, but government open to scaling up2 min read . Updated: 02 Feb 2022, 12:50 AM IST
- In the case of overall fertilizer subsidy allocation, there is a 25% dip in the budget estimate for FY23 at ₹1 tn
NEW DELHI : The Union budget has kept the overall estimate for spending on major subsidies on fertilizer, food, and petroleum in FY23 lower than what has been actually spent in the current fiscal according to the revised estimates . However, that does not prevent the government from raising the subsidy bill through supplementary demands for grants as has been the practice in the past, explained a government official.
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